Due to be unveiled on October 19, the 2020 D-Max will bring along a host of visual & feature updates; no official word on its arrival in India yet.
Isuzu Motors has taken to its official YouTube channel to release what seems to be a teaser video of the upcoming 2020 D-Max pickup. While the third-gen model will make its debut on 19th October, it's expected to go on sale only in 2020. The new model is expected to get a thoroughly modern makeover, with changes ranging from new styling elements to feature & equipment updates.
The most significant changes can be seen at the front, where the 2020 D-Max gets a new pair of headlamps (with LED DRLs) & a more defined, bigger radiator grille. The foglamp insert now features a two-part design, the top half of which houses the indicator. These updates give the overall front fascia of the 2020 D-Max a more imposing & aggressive look. The rear, on the other hand, is expected to be highlighted by new, modern-looking LED taillights.
The interior of the 2020 D-Max is also expected to feature some significant design changes, which could range from re-positioned AC vents to reworked switchgear & a new climate control panel. The infotainment system is expected to get Apple CarPlay & Android Auto connectivity this time around.
It's worth mentioning that Isuzu offers up to 30 different variants of the D-Max pick-up in international markets like Thailand. So, hazarding a guess on whether any variant changes are expected for the Indian market is a bit tricky. However, seeing that Isuzu recently broke the powertrain monotony for the D-Max V-Cross by introducing a new, 1.9-litre engine paired with a first-ever automatic gearbox for the Indian market, the possibility of more engine options arriving with the 2020 version can't be ruled out entirely. The 3.0-litre diesel's arrival seems to be the most probable, which may replace the original 2.5-litre diesel mill that is still on sale here. However, there is no official word on this yet.